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Anti-Trump protests marked by vandalism spread across US

About 500 protesters gathered at the Municipal Services Building Thursday night for a vigil organized by GOP Hands Off Me, a multi-racial feminist coalition. Trump supporters have taken to social media to express their scorn of the protests, saying demonstrators are hypocrites for not accepting the democratic process because they don't like the results.

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IHC summons Imran Khan to clarify position over Islamabad lock down

Wielding batons and firing rounds of tear gas, Pakistani riot police on Friday clashed with stone-throwing supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan who rallied in the capital in defiance of a government-imposed ban on demonstrations.

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Egypt and Sudan increase fuel prices on the back of currency troubles

Banks were selling the USA currency at around 16 pounds while buying it at around 15.5 pounds. Reham El Desoki, senior economist at regional investment bank Arqaam Capital, estimated the devaluation and fuel price hikes introduced last Friday would raise annual inflation to 18-20 percent around the end of this year and a peak of about 22-24 percent next year, from 14.1 percent in September.

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A no Boyfriend Clause from Sridevi to her daughter Jhanvi Kapoor

Apparently, Sridevi wants her daughter to now focus only on her much awaited Bollywood debut. She even continued the "Ask Mummy" format whenever questioned by the media for quite some time.

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Why did the polls fail to predict a Donald Trump presidency?

The Electoral College is a process that was established by the Constitution that says a candidate can only be elected president if he or she wins a majority of the 538 electors - securing 270 electoral votes to win the White House. Even on Election Day, most voters, according to exit polls , held unfavorable opinions of Trump. A controversial president has once again been elected to The White House, and a considerable segment of the population is extremely dissatisfied with the election ...

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Buhari appoints Onnoghen Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

The sections states: "If the office of Chief Justice of Nigeria is vacant or if the person holding the office is for any reason unable to perform the functions of the office, ' then until a person has been appointed to and has assumed the functions of that office, or until the person holding the office has resumed those functions, the President 'shall appoint the most senior Justice of the Supreme Court to perform those functions".

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Trump claims astounding victory as America's 45th president

After Trump left the White House and traveled to Capitol Hill for meetings with Republican congressional leaders, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters, "The meeting might have been at least a little less awkward than some might have expected".

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Dollar hits new highs as yields spike after Trump win

The dollar jumped on Monday as news that Democrat Hillary Clinton would not face criminal charges related to her use of a private e-mail server gave the USA presidential contender an eleventh hour boost before the November 8 election. Several investors said VoteCastr's data had pushed stock prices higher, although they were cautious about its accuracy. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose by 0.5 percent and Australia's All Ordinaries Index edged up by 0.2 percent.

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Vatican wishes Trump well in U.S. presidency, prays for 'enlightenment'

When asked about the president-elect's plan to build a wall on the US-Mexico border, Cardinal Parolin said it was "premature to give judgments" and the Vatican was adopting a wait and see approach. Trump spoke of building a stronger economy, better highways, infrastructure and better care for veterans. " I want to tell the world community that while we will always put America's interests first, we will deal fairly with everyone: all people and all other nations.

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Voters deciding the fate of Nebraska death penalty

Republican Sen. Colby Coash, who voted to repeal the death penalty previous year and was part of the anti-death penalty movement, said the referendum sparked "an important conversation" about the death penalty and that the "vote isn't the end".

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If Constitution protects cows, why not bulls, SC asks Centre on Jallikattu

Asking why bulls should be made to suffer for the entertainment of humans, the Supreme Court yesterday pulled up the Centre for trying to "import a Roman-type gladiator sport" despite a judgment clearly banning Jallikattu as a cruelty and crime to animals.

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Ark. representative considering party affiliation change to GOP

Republicans were mostly playing defense in the 2016 elections, since most of the state legislature seats being defended by Democrats were safely blue. The New York Senate is also tied with one seat too close to call. Democrats who'd envisioned potentially big gains in suburban and ethnically diverse districts instead were on track for disappointingly modest pickups.

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Teens Vaping Can Lead to Heavy Cigarette Smoking In Just 6 Months

This study consisted of an analysis of data from surveys administered to 10th grade students in ten public high schools in Los Angeles County during the fall (baseline for this report ) and spring (6-month follow-up) of 2014-2015. Dr. Brian Parmack, an expert from University of Pittsburgh who did not participate in the research, said the findings may indicate that vaping became a "bridge to smoking".

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Salvation Army bell ringers returning to Schnucks stores

The Salvation Army will be hiring seasonal workers to help with its holiday programs such as Thanksgiving food drives, Christmas food drives and Angel Tree Christmas Toy distribution. This year, The Salvation Army is seeking to raise $130,000 before Christmas day. Now the tradition has spread worldwide. The fundraising goal falls in line with the money raised during the Christmas Campaign previous year, when more than 20,000 residents in Brown County were assisted by The Salvation Army.

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Missing man's boyfriend leads police to possible grave site near Sydney

It is understood the 53-year-old provided information to police as to where Mr Leveson's body may lay in the Royal National Park south of Sydney. Mr Leveson's parents fronted the media outside the inquest at the Coroner's Court in Glebe on Thursday afternoon, but were unable to make any comment.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Will Work With Trump on Economy

Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered a key speech to the AFL-CIO this afternoon about the election of Donald Trump. "When President-elect Trump wants to take on these issues, when his goal is to increase the economic security of middle class families, then count me in", Warren said.

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Siemens Q4 profit rises; sees modest growth in revenue

For the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016, revenue in the Siemens Healthineers division increased 2 percent compared with the same time period last year. The power and gas division led sales growth with a 10% increase, while process industry and drives was the only division to report a decline in sales, driven by increased price pressure.

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Opposition steps up attack on Modi over demonetisation

BJP also feels that the banning of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes by the Modi government abruptly to curb black money in the market and to remove fake currency from circulating will numb parties like BSP whose cash-flow for election purposes may be badly hit.

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United Nations says food running out in east Aleppo

Around 300 sick and wounded require medical evacuation, he added. The ministry said it received a request from the head of a UN-backed humanitarian taskforce for Syria, Jan Egeland, to make future breaks in fighting longer to allow in aid supplies.

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Trump votes in NY, says he's optimistic about the outcome

Here's what people in Sevnica think about their most famous former resident becoming the second foreign-born first lady in USA history. The unconventional first lady might create many firsts like her husband. "It's good for us and for Melania". As captured on camera by CNN , the Donald checked out his wife's supposed-to-be-secret ballot to make sure she had bubbled in the circle marked "Donald Trump/Mike Pence" and not "Hillary Clinton/Tim Kaine".

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Trump University lawsuit heads toward Nov. 28 trial

Brian Cochran, the attorney who will be pushing the case that Trump made misrepresentations by among other things vouching that Trump University teachers were personally "handpicked", objected and even compared the logic to Alec Baldwin's imitation of Trump on Saturday Night Live.

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OPEC Sees Rival Oil Supply Down, But Not Out

Crude oil futures were almost flat Tuesday as voting began in the USA presidential election, leaving the oil complex at an impasse until results are known from key swing states. Trump's various policy positions could either support or weaken oil prices , making it more complicated for OPEC to conclude a deal, said David Hufton, chief executive officer of brokers PVM Group Ltd.in London.

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Amber Alert of Saskatchewan girl deactivated, father found dead: RCMP

A vehicle believed to be driven by her father was found around 10:00 p.m. on a rural property near Snowden, about 240 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon. "What we know is she was supposed to be dropped off at 7 p.m. last night (by the father)". On Wednesday, the profile and cover photos on the page were changed to an image of skull and crossbones, with the words "Leave me alone I've had enough".

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US' progress will go down drain if Clinton doesn't win: Obama

Individual students also say they're hoping to help get people to the polls, and the Michigan Democratic Campaign is offering rides to people. Listing out his regime's achievements, he said that he took out Osama Bin Laden and brought home America's men and women in uniform.

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Homes evacuated after 66ft sinkhole opens up in Ripon

It was obviously coming from behind the house and we rushed out to find total devastation", Bramley told The Guardian . "It was really frightening". No one was hurt, but two homes lost their backyards to the massive hole, which is estimated to be about nine metres deep, BBC News reported. The cause of the sinkhole is still to be confirmed but Harrogate Borough Council are hoping to bring in specialist engineers to assess the situation.

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Watch President Barack Obama's speech after Donald Trump wins presidential election

But while the working class votes of the Midwest "Rust Belt" used to be a Democratic surety, Ms Clinton held two campaign events in four days in MI right before election day, and still lost the state to Mr Trump. In Washington , Trump's scant transition team sprang into action, culling through personnel lists for top jobs and working through handover plans for government agencies.

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Karnataka minister 'caught' watching obscene pictures on mobile

In an embarrassment to Karnataka's ruling Congress, Education Minister Tanveer Sait was on Thursday seen allegedly watching obscene pictures on his mobile at an official function here. "Arrested while protesting against the Cong government for celebrating Tippu Jayanti. We have requested the Home Minister to initiate NIA probe into the Killings", Said State BJP president BS Yeddyurappa.

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Photo of Donald Trump Peeking at Wife Melania Voting Goes Viral

In 2000 when her husband considered a run for office, she said: "I would be very traditional like Betty Ford or Jackie Kennedy". "In that respect she was different from us". Trump vowed to serve as a leader for "all Americans" and called for the country to "bind the wounds of division" after a contentious presidential campaign.

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Lady Gaga Protests Election Results Outside Trump Tower

Lady Gaga shared an image of her protest on Instagram . Clinton did not address the crowd at Javits Center on Tuesday night, but her avid supporter, Katy Perry, did take the stage. She isn't the only one avoiding the direct bashing of the new President-elect. But the "Wrecking Ball" singer, 23, who had said earlier this year she would leave the country if Trump won, urged unity, saying "Donald Trump, I accept you as President of the United States".

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Kejriwal accuses PM Modi for 'adjusting' BJP's money

The fault lies in their (government's) intentions. The AAP leader alleged that BJP's "friends" knew about the development in advance and had managed to send their money overseas or bought land or gold with the previous currency. Kejriwal also claimed that BJP and friends knew about the move. In a tweet, he said "Utterly shameful". "While the real culprits sit tight on their black money stashed away overseas or in bullion/ real estate".

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Church protests killings as Philippines honours the dead

The American spokesman also said he can not comment on potential commercial licenses for the sale of US-made rifles to Philippine National Police in advance and the decisions that affect them. "We really wanted the USA rifles because they are reliable", Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Ronald dela Rosa explained to ABS-CBN, "But, if the sale will not push through, we will find another source, maybe from China".

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Kanye West reaffirms vow to run for president

The position of leader of the free world is not one to gawk at. President Barack Obama also offered some advice, telling West he should be prepared to deal with some "strange characters" and avoid "off-message" statements. But while Rural America cheered itself to sleep last night, many technologically advanced Americans took to social media to dream of another individual as President, none other than Kanye West himself.

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Migrant crisis intensifies as notorious French tent city set ablaze

Migrants have flocked to the Calais region for almost two decades, living in mini-jungles. "We had a group of Eritrean boys, 13 and 14 years old, last night, who slept outside", said Dorothy Sang, a worker with the Save the Children. Video and photos published by Refugee Info Bus showed diggers and bulldozers moving into the camps on Thursday morning. "I'm here working, working, trying to go to England".

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Obama says FBI investigations shouldn't 'operate on innuendo'

James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, set off a political firestorm on Friday by announcing in a letter to Congress that the agency would investigate emails discovered in a separate probe to see if they contain classified information.

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In election upset, Donald Trump finds pockets of Latino support

A NY real estate developer who lives in a sparkling Manhattan high-rise, Trump forged a striking connection with white, working class Americans who feel left behind in a changing economy and diversifying country. She expressed regret that she did not shatter the glass ceiling , but said, "Someday, someone will, and hopefully sooner than we might think right now".


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